"Submandibular Gland" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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One of two salivary glands in the neck, located in the space bound by the two bellies of the digastric muscle and the angle of the mandible. It discharges through the submandibular duct. The secretory units are predominantly serous although a few mucous alveoli, some with serous demilunes, occur. (Stedman, 25th ed)
- Submandibular Gland
- Gland, Submandibular
- Glands, Submandibular
- Submandibular Glands
- Submaxillary Gland
- Gland, Submaxillary
- Glands, Submaxillary
- Submaxillary Glands
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